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Paul Kruger

Paul Kruger - #99 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 270 lbs.
Birthday 02/15/1986
Birthplace Rexburg, ID
College Utah
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 2nd round, 25th pick by Ravens

Report: Browns agree with RB Jackson

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 9:18 p.m. ET
The Browns and Packers UFA RB Brandon Jackson have agreed on a two-year, $4.5 million contract, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Thursday.

Reports: Browns sign FS Young

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
The Browns could have a new starting free safety, as WKNR-AM in Cleveland and other media outlets are reporting the team will sign free agent Usama Young.

Five Browns most impacted by lockout

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
Here's our rankings of the top five Browns players most impacted by the lockout.

Report: Browns to release QB Delhomme

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
The Browns will release QB Jake Delhomme, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Wednesday afternoon.

Browns injury update

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 5:13 p.m. ET
Here's an update on how several key Browns are recovering from injuries, as well as a look at how they fit into the club's plans.

Most key spots filled on Browns' defense

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 3:35 p.m. ET
Even with the Browns moving from a 3-4 base defensive scheme to the 4-3, most key spots on defense appear filled.

Former NFL, Browns executive dies of heart attack

Posted July 15, 2011 @ 10:34 a.m. ET
Former NFL and Cleveland Browns executive Bill Hampton Jr. died on Wednesday night after suffering a heart attack.

Mutual interest between Browns, DE Mitchell

Posted July 08, 2011 @ 2:37 p.m. ET
DE Jayme Mitchell is open to re-signing with the Browns, he told PFW Thursday, and he'll have a chance to start if he returns to Cleveland.

The origin and future of the 'Wildcat'

Posted July 04, 2011 @ 9:48 a.m. ET
The 'Wildcat' formation came to the NFL nearly three years ago, and while defenses are learning how to stop it, athletic players are coming into the league each year to keep it alive.

Carucci leaves NFL.com to work for Browns

Posted June 29, 2011 @ 12:57 p.m. ET
Longtime NFL reporter Vic Carucci is leaving NFL.com to become a senior editor for the Browns, where he will write on the team's website and host a daily radio show.

AFC North best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 18, 2011 @ 9:51 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the AFC North who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Terrence Cody, Jermaine Gresham, Ziggy Hood and Colt McCoy.  

Browns LB Maiava recovering, hopeful

Posted June 16, 2011 @ 1:30 p.m. ET
Given his speed and build, the Browns' decision to scrap the 3-4 could be a boon to Browns LB Kaluka Maiava, who is coming back from a season-ending knee injury. 

Heckert says Browns will not trade for QB

Posted June 07, 2011 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
The Browns will not trade for a quarterback once the lockout ends, general manager Tom Heckert said Tuesday.

Cameron's promise evident, even on basketball court

Posted June 04, 2011 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
Browns rookie TE Jordan Cameron, who caught only 16 passes for 126 yards at USC as a senior, was drafted for what he might become.  

Second-year RBs Tate, Hardesty looking up at stars

Posted June 02, 2011 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
After missing their rookie seasons with injuries, RBs Ben Tate and Montario Hardesty are now stuck behind a couple of the league's best backs.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 12, 2013
A person familiar with the agreement says Kruger, who led the Super Bowl-champion Baltimore Ravens in sacks last season, has agreed to contract terms with the Cleveland Browns.||||||| Kruger and the club agreed to a five-year deal Tuesday, said the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because it has not yet been announced by the Browns. Kruger gives the Browns a proven pass-rusher as they transition to a new defensive system. He had 13 1/2 sacks last season, including two in the Super Bowl as Baltimore held off San Francisco to win the title.
Posted Jan. 10, 2010
The Baltimore Ravens have left Kruger inactive for their playoff game against the New England Patriots.||||||| Kruger, a second-round draft pick, has joined with Michael Oher and Lardarius Webb to make significant contributions as rookies this season. He played in the last eight games of the regular season and had an interception in overtime against Pittsburgh in the penultimate week.

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